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56 STAT.] NICARAGUA-EXPERIMENT STATION-OCT. 12, 27, 1942 services of an executive secretary to assist the commission; (c) that, exclusive of salaries of the scientists made available to the station by the United States Department of Agriculture, the obligations of the United States Government shall not exceed $75,000 the first year, nor more than $25,000 in any one fiscal year thereafter; (d) that the furnishing of the items described under clauses (c), (d), (e), (f) and (g) of numbered paragraph 6, of this Agreement shall be contingent upon the availability of supplies of such items in the United States; and (e) that the obligations assumed by the Government of Nicaragua under numbered paragraph 3, and clauses (a), (b), (c) and (d) of numbered paragraph 4, shall not be construed to commit the Nicaraguan Government to an expenditure in excess of 750,000 cordobas during the first three years of the life of the agreement. 8. This Agreement shall come in force on the day of signature and shall continue in force for a period of ten years unless the Congress of either country shall fail to appropriate the funds necessary for its execution in which event it may be terminated on sixty days written notice by either Government. It is a pleasure to inform you that the provisions of the Memo- randum of Understanding as herein set forth meet with the approval of the Government of the United States. If they likewise meet with the approval of the Government of Nicaragua, I shall consider this note and your reply to that effect as constituting an agreement between our two Governments on the subject, it being understood that the agreement shall be effective as of July 15, 1942 and that it shall continue in effect for a period of ten years, unless the Congress of either country shall fail to appropriate the funds necessary for its execution in which case it may be terminated on sixty days' written notice by either Government. Accept, Sir, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration. SUIMNERI WELLES Acting Secretary of State The Honorable Sefior Dr. Don LE6N DEBAYLE, Minister of Nicaragua. 1813 Maximum obliga- tions of U. S. Furnishing of sup- plies, etc., by U. 8., condition. Maximum obliga- tions of Nicaragua. Entry into force. Effective date; dura- tion. The NicaraguanMinister to the Acting Secretary of State LEOACION DE NICARAGUA WASHINGTON, D. O . No. 2632 October 27, 1942 EXCELLENCY: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of Your Excellency's note transcribing the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the establishment and operation of an agricultural experiment station in Nicaragua, signed at Mexico, D. F., Mexico, on July 15, 1942, by the